Taxon  Report   1036 
Baccharis sarothroides  A. Gray
Desertbroom baccharis
Baccharis sarothroides
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
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Baccharis sarothroides
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Baccharis sarothroides
© 2015 Keir Morse
Baccharis sarothroides, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Baccharis sarothroides
© 2015 Keir Morse
Genus: Baccharis
Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2016).

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